News from the CBMS member societies

Several of the CBMS member societies have posted formal protests of President Trump's Executive Order temporarily suspending entry benefits to citizens of seven predominantly Muslim countries. They express a common concern that this action could adversely affect the health and vitality of America's universities, research institutes, and industrial sector. Societies that have posted protests include In addition, several societies, including AMS, ASA, AWM, MAA, and SIAM have signed onto the AAAS letter of January 31, 2017 to President Trump.